This weekend both the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and the Gander Outdoors Truck Series will be in action at Talladega Superspeedway.
With this being the second race of the second round, MENCS drivers still competing for the playoffs will be pressured to avoid disaster while four drivers; Clint Bowyer, Ryan Blaney, Joey Logano and Chase Elliott all look to remound from catastropic finishes a week ago at Dover which have their playoff hopes hanging on a thread.
Talladega Weekend Schedule
Friday, October 11
12:35 p.m.-1:25 p.m. Gander Outdoors Truck Series First Practice
1:35 p.m.-2:25 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series First Practice: (MRN/NBCSN)
3:35 p.m.-4:25 p.m. Gander Outdoors Truck Series Final Practice
4:35 p.m.-5:25 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series Final Practice: (MRN/NBCSN)
Saturday, October 12
10:35 a.m. Gander Outdoors Truck Series Qualifying: (FS1)
1:30 p.m. Gander Outdoors Truck Series Sugarlands Shine 250: (MRN/FS1)
4:35 p.m. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Qualifying: (MRN/NBCSN)
Sunday, October 13
2:00 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series 1000Bulbs.com 500: (MRN/NBC) Green Flag: 2:20 p.m.
MENCS: Chase Elliott (Spring 2019), Aric Almirola (Fall 2018)
GOTS: Timothy Peters (Fall 2018)
Temps start at a high of 86 on Friday and dip to a high of 72 on Saturday. Sunday is much the same with a high of 74. Rain peeks with a 20% chance on Friday and Saturday dropping to 0 for Sunday’s MENCS race.